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Fun fact – sometimes on blustery days when the Chicago wind is howling and I still, for some reason absolutely have to venture out of my home, I don’t wear anything on my face but moisturizer, mattifying primer, sunglasses and lipstick. Gotta have the lipstick. It pulls the look together and makes me look like I put in effort for the day! The bolder the better, and for harsh winter wind conditions I need something that glides on, stays on, and makes an impact. For us WOC, it’s all about that c

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We’ve got “alternative facts” in media and politics, and they don’t stop there – I’ve seen quite a few beauty “tips” or “hacks” that I’d definitely categorize as potentially harmful, couched as advice from a beauty or wellness pro. I’ll admit, I’ve had my concerns when I watch these well-edited, ill-advised video clips of beautiful young women using household goods or food items to enhance their appearance – inadvertently opening themselves up to skin damage or bacterial infection, and reco

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Consumers today are bombarded by a wide variety of anti-aging products for the body and face, whether they are simple cosmetics or surgical procedures. But the fountain of youth really just comes from better nutrition, one health expert says.


A survey by the American Academy of Dermatology found that 94 percent of women are confused by all the available anti-aging treatments (over-the counter and prescription) as well as the procedures available in a doctor’s office.

Yet according to Cherie

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